30 August 2012 1:48 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Chris Lighty, manager to rap and hip-hop icons like 50 Cent, Busta Rhymes and Mariah Carey, died Thursday in New York. According to an NYPD spokesman, police found a 44-year old black male dead from a gunshot wound in his Bronx home. A firearm was recovered, but the police are still determining whether or not it was self-inflicted. Investigators from NYPD's 50th precint are treating the death as an open case, but initial evidence suggests a suicide. The New York coroner's office said it had received a case involving a 44-year-old black male »

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